Fedora 9 : rsyslog-3.20.2-2.fc9 (2008-11538)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Security fixes for CVE-2008-5617 and CVE-2008-5618, detailed in:
http://www.rsyslog.com/Article322.phtml
http://secunia.com/Advisories/32857/

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://secunia.com/Advisories/32857/
http://www.rsyslog.com/Article322.phtml
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=476564
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=476647
http://www.nessus.org/u?ec2dac68

Solution :

Update the affected rsyslog package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35232 (fedora_2008-11538.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32630

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5617
CVE-2008-5618

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